Tutorial: Make a Lucite Initial Brooch


I have a guest post today on Confessions of a Vintage Hoarder. This blog is written by the sweet, beautiful and fabulous Leah Loverich who is also the editor of the popular Tumblr blog, 1940's Throwback

Leah Loverich

Leah is on a birthday vacation to London this week so she has kindly opened her blog to a a few guests.  Pop over and say happy birthday to Leah and see my guest post on How to Make a Lucite Initial Brooch.

Also check out my e-book, Pins for Pin-Ups: DIY Brooches for Retro Girls, which teaches you how to craft your own vintage novelty brooches.


  1. Seriously incredible how-to, dear Brittany! This is one of my favourite tutorials you've ever shared with us. Thank you!!!!!

    ♥ Jessica

    1. Thank you! I hope it's not too intense with the power tools and all but they really are simple to make and really fun!!

  2. So awesome! Thank you for sharing this fantastic idea!
    ~xoxo, CoriLynn

  3. OMG! Thank you! After your last post, I have been searching and searching for a lucite brooches but could not find anything!

  4. That is so amazing :) Thanks for the great tutorial. If you just put the right "glasses" on you can actually find acrylic materials at lots of places.

  5. Fantastic! Great tutorial... reminds me of my childhood, my dad loves making things out of plexiglass with a heat gun. I'll have to get creative to figure out how to do my first initial!

  6. Are these instructions still available? I'm not able to access Leah's blog. Thank you

  7. Hi, I was wondering if the instructions were available also. I am unable to access Leah's blog.


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